Key Melanesian media freedom challenges: Climate crisis, internet freedoms, fake news and West Papua

@inproceedings{Robie2020KeyMM,
  title={Key Melanesian media freedom challenges: Climate crisis, internet freedoms, fake news and West Papua},
  author={David Robie},
  year={2020}
}
  • D. Robie
  • Published 31 July 2020
  • Political Science
Melanesia, and the microstates of the Pacific generally, face the growing influence of authoritarian and secretive values in the region—projected by both China and Indonesia and with behind-the-scenes manipulation. There is also a growing tendency for Pacific governments to use unconstitutional, bureaucratic or legal tools to silence media and questioning journalists. Frequent threats of closing Facebook and other social media platforms and curbs on online freedom of information are another… 

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